(5/6) The Empire And The Kingdom
The documentary explores the lives and struggles of Peter and Paul and the Christian revolution. (Video starts approximately in 37 A.D.)
"Witch-Wife" Poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950)
Edna St. Vincent Millay's love ballad is here portrayed through a fascinating collection of still visual art images, with the words of the poem in text on the screen, without narration. Some of the beguiling, sensual images in this video make it suitable for a mature young adult audience. Medieval instrumentation is charmingly suited to this pieces, which runs twice the length of the poem due to the amount of artwork. Useful in visual art study as well as poetry study. (3:41)
Daisy Zamora reads "Mother's Day"
Filmed at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, this video features Daisy Zamora reading her poem Mother's Day. The video is narrated by Garrison Keillor.
What Is Wind?
In this video, Pexi the Alien asks Alexi what wind is. Alexi explains that wind is just air that is moving around. It is the uneven heating of the Earth's atmosphere and the cold air/warm air movement causes the wind. Content is appropriate for elementary students. This is a good teaching resource for a lesson/unit/story on weather, climate, and or Earth.
This video is one of MEET ME AT THE CORNER's virtual field trips. A group of young girl inventors from San Diego enter FIRST Robotic competition. The girls answer various questions in this video interview. Run time 04:15.
Mystery of the Sphinx Part 2
This video is about the Sphinx and the pyramids and the mystery surrounding them.
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home-Maps: Our Windows on the World Maps: Our Windows on the World - Everyone uses maps on a daily basis. Simple mental maps help people find their way through the routine of daily life, while more complex maps assist people as they navigate through an infinite variety of new environments and tasks. In this program, students will become acquainted with the great variety of maps and will come to understand what maps are, how they work,
Maps: Our Windows on the World - Everyone uses maps on a daily basis. Simple mental maps help people find their way through the routine of daily life, while more complex maps assist people as they navigate through an infinite variety of new environments and tasks. In this program, students will become acquainted with the great variety of maps and will come to understand what maps are, how they work,
The Frog Prince Part 1
This video shows the title credits for a sweet movie from 1986. There are 11 parts total. If you enjoy musicals, you will enjoy this movie.
America Gets a Constitution
After several failed attempts at creating a government, a 1787 convention is called to draft a new legal system for the United States. This new Constitution provides for increased federal authority while still protecting the basic rights of its citizens. This video shows how weak the Articles were and the impact of Shay's Rebellion. (03:09)
Battle of Stalingrad
Silent news reel footage of the Battle of Stalingrad. Stalingrad was the bloodiest battle in history, over 1.5 million were killed.
Acts and Proclamations
This short cartoon video from Ignite Learning is about the unintended consequences that sometimes result from decisions that are made throughout history. The video briefly addresses the Proclamation of 1763 and the French and Indian War, Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798, and the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. Run time 03:07.
For many people in post-Katrina New Orleans, religious faith is one of the only ways to keep hope alive. Explore visits a Baptist church right in the heart of the damaged city, where the soulful music of Larry Love Hamilton helps to soothe the pain of the tragedy and awaken the spirit within.
The Regions of South Carolina
This is an activity used in a classroom for a social studies unit. The various items in the activity are used to represent the regions of South Carolina.
Slideshare for Teachers
Tutorial showing how to use the online program Slideshare. Very thorough. Includes how to insert videos into your presentations and other advanced features. This would be a good way for teachers to share notes online for students. The resolution quality is poor. (10:00)
45-45-90 Triangles - Khan Academy Video uses an electronic black board with different colored pens. Introduction to 45-45-90 Triangles, these can also be called right triangles because of the 90 degree measurement. These triangles are special because if two angles of a triangle are equal the one side they don’t share is going to be equal. This then goes on to explain Pythagorean Theorem, Side A squared + Side B squared = Side C squared, side C
Video uses an electronic black board with different colored pens. Introduction to 45-45-90 Triangles, these can also be called right triangles because of the 90 degree measurement. These triangles are special because if two angles of a triangle are equal the one side they don’t share is going to be equal. This then goes on to explain Pythagorean Theorem, Side A squared + Side B squared = Side C squared, side C
Solving and Graphing Multi-Step Inequalities
Sometimes we get more complex inequalities that take more than one step to solve. This video clip explains how to solve multi-step inequalities by using addition and multiplication. Many of the techniques are similar to those learned when solving multi-step equations. (1:11)
Aztecs: Inside the hidden empire 5/5
The effect the arrival of the Spaniards had on the Aztecs life style and the way in which the amount of sacrifices increased at the time is stated. The conquest is decribed as an "indian conquest" as the Spaniards looked for their own profits. They destroyed temples to build their churches. Spanish became the dominant language and many indians were treated with violence. Desease brought by the Spaniards killed hundreds of Aztecs. The origin of the mistizo generation is explained. There are image
This three minute video notes that one-third of diabetics don’t know that they have the condition and what are the symptoms. Important considerations are family history of this disease, being overweight, extra thirst, weight loss quickly, blurry vision, and others that need to be discussed with all students. There are some sexual related problems related in this video so a review of the content is recommended.
The First Emperor: The Man Who Made China (Part 2 of 9)
This video is a documentary which tells the story of Qin Shi Huang, who ascended to the throne at age 13. Under his reign the first version of the Great Wall was constructed.
Causes of French Revolution
A 4:54 video in length that goes into detail about the causes of the French Revolution. Does a great job of explaining terms. A timeline would be good for teachers to add to this lesson.